Tag Archives: Mystery

She Has a Broken Thing Where Her Heart Should Be by J.D. Barker (2020)

Page count:
774

ISBN:
9781734210415 

The classic tale of boy meets girl, girl is cryptic to boy, boy becomes obsessed with girl, girl becomes even more mysterious and supernatural mayhem ensues.  Continue reading She Has a Broken Thing Where Her Heart Should Be by J.D. Barker (2020)

Bad Times at the El Royale (2018)

Review by CJ

Director:
Drew Goddard

Starring:
Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo, Dakota Johnson, Jon Hamm, Cailee Spaeny, Chris Hemsworth, Lewis Pullman

Other notable appearances:
Nick Offerman

Running time:
141 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Pulp Fiction, Inglorious Basterds, Cabin in the Woods

 

The lives of seven strangers become inextricably tangled by the secrets they are trying to escape at Lake Tahoe’s El Royale hotel. 

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The General Theory of Haunting by Richard Easter (2017)

Review by CJ

Page count:
306

ISBN:
1977001246 

 

When only a handful of staff from Knights & Knights publishers arrive for their New Year’s week away at an isolated mansion, the attendees assume they’re snowed in for a dull holiday. When the history of the building begins to awaken, they find out how very wrong they were. 

The General Theory of Haunting is the first novel in The Snow Trilogy series.

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A Simple Favour (2018)

Review by CJ

Director:
Paul Feig

Starring:
Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Henry Golding

Other notable appearances:
Andrew Rannells, Kelly McCormack, Aparna Nancherla, Linda Cardellini

Running time:
117 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Gone Girl, The Girl on the Train, Single White Female

 

Stay at home mum Stephanie (Kendrick) befriends high-powered executive mum Emily (Lively) and the two form an unlikely bond despite their differences. When Emily goes missing, Stephanie takes it upon herself to find out what happened to Emily and discovers she didn’t know her friend as well as she had hoped.

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